pick up speed

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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pick up speed, such as: advance, make up for lost time, press forward, proceed forward, progress, and push off/push on.

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How to use pick up speed in a sentence

  • On these stretches they would pick up speed, and then charge into the drifts and repeat the former battle.

  • Inwardly excited, he put the nose of the plane down and let the small craft pick up speed.

    The Wailing Octopus | Harold Leland Goodwin
  • The cars began to jerk one against the other, then to move steadily and to pick up speed.

    The Hills of Refuge | Will N. Harben

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